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David A. Nacht

University of Michigan
Michigan, Ohio

About David A. Nacht

David Nacht has tried over 2 dozen cases with his most recent victory in the spring of 2013 in federal court. His last civil jury award was in June 2012 in Muskegon County, Michigan in the case of Crosby v. Michigan Department of Corrections where he obtained a judgment of $390,000.Mr. Nacht, the firm founder, holds degrees from Harvard College ('87) and The University of Michigan Law School ('92), where he served as an editor of the Law Review. Mr. Nacht is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating for lawyers by lawyers, has been named a "Million Dollar Advocate" and also has been named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 edition of Michigan Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. Mr. Nacht is also AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Nacht served as a staff member to former U.S. Senator John Glenn on the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee, where he organized committee hearings and assisted the Senator in negotiating the passage of multiple pieces of legislation.Mr. Nacht founded the firm in January 1996 in Ann Arbor, after practicing law at Miller Canfield - Michigan's largest law firm. Nacht also clerked for a federal district judge, Hon. Stewart Newblatt, in the Eastern District of Michigan. He has served as faculty for the American Bar Association Health Law section and formerly chaired the Washtenaw County Bar Association Employment Law section.Mr. Nacht has published articles on employment law, criminal law and a book chapter on ethics in government. He often speaks on legal issues, and has appeared on several occasions as a guest lecturer at the University of Michigan Law School and spoken to professional associations.

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Work experience

University of Michigan
Guest Lecturer | 2021 - Present
Intellectual Property Section
Lecturer | 2021 - Present
State Bar of Michigan
Employment Law Lecturer | 2021 - Present

Education

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
J.D. (1992), Law | 1992 - Present
Activities: Law Review: University of Michigan Law Review, Editor. Honors: Graduated with honors
Harvard University
B.A. (1987), Government | 1987 - Present
Honors: Graduated with honors

Awards

Americas Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys | 2021
Super Lawyers | 2020
Best Law Firms
Best Lawyers | 2020

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